Intellectual property law firm Merchant & Gould is pleased to announce that it has promoted Kirstin Stoll-DeBell to partner at the firm. Kirstin is a patent attorney specializing in patent and trademark litigation. She is experienced in handling a variety of litigation matters covering a broad spectrum of technology areas from semiconductor circuit design and processing, oxygen scavenging polymer compositions, and computer software to casino gaming equipment, Christmas ornaments, and greeting cards, as well as many other industries. Kirstin has also counseled clients on a variety of other intellectual property matters, including trademark selection and usage and trade secret protection. Kirstin recently co-authored an article published in the Fall 2006 edition of the ABA's Litigation magazine entitled "Using Presumptions to Tip the Balance for Injunctive Relief" and is a co-author of the upcoming ABA book on preliminary injunctions and temporary restraining orders.
"Kirstin's dedication and experience has been a tremendous asset to our firm," said Tim Scull, managing partner of Merchant & Gould's Denver office. "On behalf of our office and the entire firm, I congratulate her on this achievement."